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Iota leaves 38 dead after tearing through Central America
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Central America
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Iota leaves 38 dead after tearing through Central America

AFP bureaus - November 19, 2020

Iota's death toll rose to 38 on Wednesday after the year's biggest Atlantic storm unleashed mudslides, tore apart buildings and left thousands homeless across Central America, revisiting…

Central America asks for help to rebuild in the face of devastating hurricanes
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Guatemala
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Central America asks for help to rebuild in the face of devastating hurricanes

AFP - November 16, 2020

Central American presidents on Monday appealed to the financial community and international organizations for resources to support the reconstruction of their respective countries, given the damage caused…

Some 34 million jobs lost in Latin America due to pandemic
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Business
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Some 34 million jobs lost in Latin America due to pandemic

Carlos MANDUJANO / AFP - September 30, 2020

The two aspirers for the presidency of Costa Rica, the evangelical preacher Fabricio Alvarado and the former minister Carlos Alvarado, reach the closing of the electoral campaign for April 1st with a technical draw, according to a poll disclosed this Friday.

ICT highlights rural communities on World Tourism Day
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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ICT highlights rural communities on World Tourism Day

The Tico Times - September 28, 2020

The Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) on Sunday celebrated World Tourism Day by inaugurating an alliance of attractions in the Southern Zone. The new "Puerto a Puerto"…

Costa Rica’s Playa Hermosa named as World Surfing Reserve
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Playa Hermosa named as World Surfing Reserve

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 23, 2020

Save The Waves Coalition has named Playa Hermosa in Garabito, Puntarenas as a World Surfing Reserve (WSR), the non-profit announced Wednesday. The designation honors Playa Hermosa's world-class…

Costa Rica celebrates Independence Day
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica celebrates Independence Day

The Tico Times - September 15, 2020

Happy Independence Day from all of us at The Tico Times! Today, Costa Rica celebrates 199 years of independence. It's a joyous day across the country, as…

Independence torch travels through Costa Rica
Independence Day
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Independence Day
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Independence torch travels through Costa Rica

The Tico Times - September 14, 2020

The Central American independence torch arrived in Costa Rica on Sunday morning. In a small ceremony at the Peñas Blancas border post, Education Minister Guiselle Cruz Maduro…

Costa Ricans more worried about unemployment than coronavirus, poll finds
Business
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Business
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Costa Ricans more worried about unemployment than coronavirus, poll finds

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 19, 2020

The two aspirers for the presidency of Costa Rica, the evangelical preacher Fabricio Alvarado and the former minister Carlos Alvarado, reach the closing of the electoral campaign for April 1st with a technical draw, according to a poll disclosed this Friday.

National Costa Rican Indigenous Day
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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National Costa Rican Indigenous Day

Cristhian González Gómez - June 4, 2020

Within the list of days’ anniversaries in Costa Rica, April 19th, is maybe least interesting day of commemorating, of making remembrance and of celebration. And it’s not…

Remembering La Penca, 36 years later
Crime
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Crime
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Remembering La Penca, 36 years later

The Tico Times - May 30, 2020

May 30, 1984, was a tragic day in Costa Rica's history. Seven people were killed and 21 wounded during a press conference called in La Penca, Nicaragua,…